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Vodafone’s $24m investment

VODAFONE Fiji will embark on a $24million investment program around the country soon.

University opens eatery to public

THE Fiji National University has stepped up a notch to offer a unique deal to the public.

Polye: PNG inflation rate stands at 3.5%

Papua New Guinea Minister for Finance and Treasury Don Polye maintains that the country’s inflation stands at 3.5 percent as of the end of last year.

Fiji first iron ore export almost ready

Fiji’s first iron sand ore resources from the Ba Delta is expected to be exported out of the country soon.

UNICEF warns Pacific nations on violence against children

The Pacific representative for United Nations child protection agency, UNICEF, says efforts to combat violence against children are hampered by shame and denial over the issue.

SI fisheries officer ready to make a difference

One of the small but growing number of women now making their presence felt in the fisheries sector in the region is Solomon Islander Agnes Arahauta.

Regional fisheries officer up-skilled

About 22 fisheries officers from across 14 Pacific Island nations now have the skills to properly detect and investigate fisheries offences.

Melanesian festival of arts launched

The official launching of the 5th Melanesian Festival of Arts and Culture was held in Mt Hagen over the weekend.

Bainimarama to step down as head of Fiji military

Fijian Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama will step down from his position as head of the Fiji Military Forces on Friday.

Fiji leads tourism industry in Pacific, research reveals

Fiji absorbed about 40 per cent of the 1.5 million inbound tourists in the Pacific in the recent years, a report has revealed.